B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Lotus scoparius is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F (-23.5° to -18°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW to RED, 2-7 in infl.
3-6 lfts., 6-15mm. long
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Lotus scoparius sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Lotus scoparius:
Common names for Lotus scoparius:
|California Broom, Deer Clover, Deer Weed, Deerweed, Wild Broom,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|61||: Economic Fodder Plant Seed List|
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
|77||: Central European Native and Introduced Plants|
|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Lotus scoparius seeds will usually germinate in 14-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Transplant into 8cm pots.